Mike Purce – Managing Director

Michael W. Purce is a Managing Director in the Tax Services group and works closely with private equity, various hedge fund and investment partnership clients on projects involving tax compliance, consulting and due diligence work. Mr. Purce has over 12 years of experience in corporate and partnership taxation.

Prior to joining Blue River Partners, Mr. Purce was employed as a tax accountant for a “Big 4” firm as well as a top 15 national accounting firm where he spent 11 years as an integral resource for staff and department development. Previously in his career Mr. Purce has extended himself as a coach and mentor to the companies up and coming professionals through developing and teaching various continuing education classes on tax topics that affect the Alternative Investment Industry.

During his time in public accounting Mr. Purce managed the tax compliance filings for extensive number of clients (such as Form 1065, 1120, 5471, 8865, 8621, 8858, and 926) annually. His clients ranged in a variety of asset classes including real estate, banking, insurance, loan origination, technology, healthcare, and financial advisory.

Throughout his career, Mr. Purce has been very involved with several charitable activities, including Tuesday’s Children and the Boomer Esiason Foundation.

Mr. Purce received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Binghamton University in 2006.